The ZipArchive Class

This section provides a quick introduction to the ZipArchive class, which provides you creating new ZIP archives, extracting files from existing ZIP archives, and other functionalities.

What Is ZipArchive Class? - ZipArchive class provides you functionalities to create new ZIP archives, and extract files from existing ZIP archives.

Here is a list of some main methods provided by the ZipArchive class:

ZipArchive class is provided from "zip" module, which is included in PHP binary packages for Windows.

On Linux systems, you can install it using the following commands:

# for Ubuntu systems
sudo apt-get install php7.0-zip

# for CentOS systems
sudo dnf install php-pecl-zip

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction and Installation of PHP

 PHP Script File Syntax

 PHP Data Types and Data Literals

 Variables, References, and Constants

 Expressions, Operations and Type Conversions

 Conditional Statements - "if" and "switch"

 Loop Statements - "while", "for", and "do ... while"

 Function Declaration, Arguments, and Return Values

 Arrays - Ordered Maps

 Interface with Operating System

 Introduction of Class and Object

 Integrating PHP with Apache Web Server

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 Creating and Managing Sessions in PHP Scripts

 Sending and Receiving Cookies in PHP Scripts

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 Managing File Upload

 MySQL Server Connection and Access Functions

 Functions to Manage Directories, Files and Images

 SOAP Extension Function and Calling Web Services

 SOAP Server Functions and Examples

 Localization Overview of Web Applications

 Using Non-ASCII Characters in HTML Documents

 Using Non-ASCII Characters as PHP Script String Literals

 Receiving Non-ASCII Characters from Input Forms

 "mbstring" Extension and Non-ASCII Encoding Management

 Managing Non-ASCII Character Strings with MySQL Servers

 Parsing and Managing HTML Documents

 Configuring and Sending Out Emails

 Image and Picture Processing

Managing ZIP Archive Files

The ZipArchive Class

 Create New ZIP Archive

 Extract Files from ZIP Archive

 Create ZIP Archive with Directory

 Create ZIP Archive for Download

 Managing PHP Engine and Modules on macOS

 Managing PHP Engine and Modules on CentOS

 Archived Tutorials


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